Berlin

Berlin is a city with a laid-back attitude allowing for every kind of life style and offers a wide range of activities and events. Particularly appealing is also Berlins green spots with over a third of the citys extensive surface covered by sweeping parks, forests, lakes, rivers and canals. Unsurpr...

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Berlin's opera house opens after seven-year facelift

Refurbishment of Berlin's Staatsoper opera house has been mired in controversy.Berlin’s Staatsoper Unter den Linden is scheduled to reopen on 7 December following a seven-year refurbishment that has r...
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Berlin to open street art museum

Museum library will contain extensive street art archive.The Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art is set to open in Berlin's Schöneberg district over the weekend of 16-17 September.Berlin's...
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Hitler bunker exhibit causes controversy in Berlin

Berlin Story Museum accused of bad taste for showing replica of Hitler bunker. The Berlin Story Museum has courted controversy after displaying a replica of part of the bunker where Adolf Hitler s...
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Germany scraps plan for reunification monument

Cost-overuns cited for decision to abandon Berlin mounument. Germany has abandoned plans for a monument to the nation's 1990 reunification over concerns that the estimated €10 million price tag for...
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Pergamon Museum to close for five years

Berlin's top museum to be restored One of Berlin's main tourist attractions, the Pergamon Museum, is to close partially at the end of September for at least five years. The northern and central...
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Berlin Biennale

The eighth edition of the Berlin art biennale (29 May-5 Aug) concentrates on a variety of approaches to the city – the built-up environment, its residents, the relationship of the city with labo...
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Achtung Berlin

This festival, which runs from 9-16 April, focuses on new films that have been shot in or around Berlin and Brandenburg. It screens documentaries, shorts and features before they go on general rel...
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Berlin Film Festival

The prestigious Berlin film festival opens on 6 February, with the important European film market as the first event on the schedule. In addition to the film screenings and the glamour of the celebrit...
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Berlin Palace gets cornerstone

The cornerstone was laid for the Berliner Schloss in mid-June but without the support of German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and surrounded by criticism that the palace is an unnecessary and expensive p...
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Berlin Film Festival 2013

This year’s Berlin film festival, from 7-17 February, will include feature films by three South Korean film directors, E J-yong’s, Behind the Camera, Lee Don-gu’s Fatal and Kim Don-k...
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Berlin to mark Nefertite centenary

A special exhibition to celebrate the centenary of the discovery of the bust of Nefertite opens at Berlin’s Neues Museum in early December. “In the light of Amarna, 100 years of the fin...
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Berlin museums open for International Museum Day

Museums in Berlin will be open free of charge on 20 May to mark international museum day. The theme this year is Museums in a Changing World; New Challenges, New Inspirations. There are nearly 200 mus...
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Berlin’s contemporary arts festival celebrates 25 years

The alternative media arts festival Transmedial runs in Berlin until 5 February. This year is the 25th anniversary of the contemporary arts event and is celebrated with art works, installations, video...
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Caravaggio recovered in Berlin

A 400-year old painting widely attributed to Italian baroque master Caravaggio, stolen from a museum in the Ukraine two years ago, has been recovered in Berlin by German special forces. German exp...
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Berlin’s Nikolaikirche opens after restoration

The oldest church in Berlin, the 800-year old Nikolaikirche, has reopened after two years of restoration work. Heavily bombed during world war two the church
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Berlin film festivals screens The Ghost Writer

Berlin is to screen the premier of controversial director Roman Polanski
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Simon Rattle stays on in Berlin

The world-renowned Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra announced on 13 May that 54-year old Britain, Sir Simon Rattle, would be extending his contract as chief conductor until 2018. The decision to approve...

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